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What it takes to become a mountain guide?

To work as a mountain guide is fun but at the same time a very demanding job. Guiding means providing a safe and rewarding experience for your clients, so you've gotta enjoy interacting with new people and know how to do it depending on the situation. You need to be a teacher, psychologist, a best friend and a doctor at the same time.For the last four years, I have been guiding hiking trips for Green Visions, a travel agency based in Sarajevo. My ...

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Via Dinarica White trail on Zelengora Mountain:Donje Bare- Kovacev Panj

Via Dinarica White Trail runs across Zelengora mountain and then descends to the canyon of Sutjeska river. The last section on Zelengora Mountain goes from Donje Bare Lake to Kovacev Panj. Marking and Cleaning Hiking Trail A week before 25th May I received e-mail from Green Visions inviting us, trainees, and GV’s mountain guides and assistants to join volunteers from Terra Dinarica and Sutjeska National Park staff on a two-day action of ...

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Ciro Trail Sarajevo: Walk on the old Austro-Hungarian railway line

Abandoned railway line of the Ciro train, known today as Ciro Trail Sarajevo - Pale is today used by hikers and cyclists. Ciro is the name of a famous Austro-Hungarian steam train from the 20th century. It transported passengers daily on a narrow-gauge railway line connecting today's Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, and Croatia. One of Ciro lines went from Sarajevo to Višegrad and Dobrun settlement, which is located near the border with Serb ...

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Journey to Jelsa, Hvar island – Croatia’s sunniest island

Travel from Sarajevo to Hvar island by bus and ferry. The easiest way to travel to Hvar island. Hvar island is one of the sunniest islands in Croatia. If you're are traveling through the Balkans in summer my recommendation would be to travel before or after visting Sarajevo to visit Hvar island and to have your base in Jelsa. The Bus Travel Sarajevo-Split On Sunday night I started my trip from Sarajevo to the town of Jelsa on Hvar Island. ...

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Premuzic Trail Croatia: Guide for 3-Day Hike

One of my favorite hikes I have done in Croatia is Premuzic Trail. Croatia has a lot of wonderful hikes, but Velebit has a special place in my heart. This mountain will, for sure, steal your heart with its stunning and diverse landscape. Premuzic Trail takes you through the most inaccessible part of Velebit. The trail is built of drystone and goes through the most impressive karst formation I have ever seen. But, it's not just this what makes Pre ...

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Ethno Village Cardaci: Forget about the stress of urban city life

In Bosnia and Herzegovina, there are few Ethno villages, tourist destinations that combine rustic architecture and traditional Bosnian motifs with natural surroundings. Perfect places for relaxing weekend getaways, team buildings, and business seminars. It’s like you are swept off in a completely another world. A fairytale world of small cottages, built and furnished in authentic Bosnian style with ponds and streams around it, and with ducks a ...

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